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    THE CRAFT: Reality Check - Playing an actual historic figure, living or dead, requires more than imitation.

    When Lorri Holt and Amy Tung walked onto the Magic Theatre's stage as Hillary Clinton and Soon-Yi Previn Allen, respectively, at the recent opening of Michelle Carter's Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties, the audience burst out laughing. I think it was because Holt, in particular, looks so ...

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    SALUTING HUGHES MOSS CASTING: Side by Side With Hughes Moss - Gilburne & Urban Make Casting Coups and New Discoveries

    Jessica Gilburne has been working as a casting associate for Hughes Moss Casting Ltd. for more than 15 years. Ed Urban has served in the same capacity for more than five years. But working side by side for the same company is not the only thing that these two interesting ...

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    Carolyn Hennesy Pretty Funny

    I adore funny women. Each is funny in her own way. One thing you can almost say across the board, however, is that funny women rarely, if ever, remind you of Jackie Kennedy. The whole notion of combining emotional reserve and classic beauty with comedy almost seems antithetical. Usually the ...

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    "2ND CHANCE"

    Michael J. Holland (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for 2nd Chance. Prod. Bill Wynn. Performances run Apr. 3-29 at the Stella Adler Theatre. There is some pay.

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    "Shakespeare" Edges Out "Ryan" at 71st Oscar Bash

    It was the brawl between the Bard and the battlefield with the former winning at the 71st annual Academy Awards on Sunday March 21. "Shakespeare in Love," John Madden's comedy of Elizabethan theatrics, edged out its nearest competitor "Saving Private Ryan," Steven Spielberg's World War II epic, winning ...

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    Examining Your Singing Goals

    Out with friends at a club one night, a singer has an epiphany: what she wants more than anything is to be the next Janis Joplin. Unfortunately, she just spent five years learning arias with a classical voice teacher, developing her richest, highest tones. Her sweet, clear soprano voice won ...

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    CENTERSTAGE: Broadway Then and Now Share the Bill at National Theatre Confab

    When it comes to researching Broadway plays and musicals, one immediately thinks of the Performing Arts Library at Lincoln Center. But there's another resource that can serve you just as

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    SAG Earns $1.5B in '99 Contracts

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Active members of the Screen Actors Guild earned a record $1.52 billion under SAG contracts in

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    CENTERSTAGE: Our Features' Scope for 1999

    All over the world, people are busy preparing for Y2K and beyond, while I'm at my desk wracking my brain trying to prepare a schedule of feature stories for the mere next eight months of Back Stage. But my anxieties are worth it because I've come up with ...